Kate Spade New York is manufactured all over the world so knowing which bag and style was actually made, is key to authenticating her bags. The font is always the sape and those older knockoff bags get it wrong every time. The below guides will teach you what to look for when trying to authenticate Kate Spade handbags and accessories.
the spade is cut out within a square for made for factory rather than just a spade logo for the stores
Droolworthy – Generic Kate Spade handbag authentication guide
I Hate Counterfeit Bags – Multiple Kate Spade authentication guides that covers labels to years produced. The website is dated but plan to spend some serious time on this website!
Alphabetized List – Makes it a bit easier to find things on their website
The Bag Investigator – Great in depth Kate Spade authentication guide
Purse Forum – Forum for authenticating Kate Spade handbags
Purse Forum – How to tell the difference between Kate Spade outlet items and boutique
Ebay Baby Keanu Vintage – Old four part guide in authenticating Kate Spade via Labels
Part 1) Labels
Part 2) Labels 2
Part 3) Labels 3
Part 4) Labels 4
I Hate Counterfeit Bags – Hall OF Shame, great visual of bags Kate Spade NEVER made